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What is it? Floor surface hardener and protective clear finish for concrete, marble, terrazzo, and other porous stone surfaces –Reduced maintenance and.

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2 What is it? Floor surface hardener and protective clear finish for concrete, marble, terrazzo, and other porous stone surfaces –Reduced maintenance and labor costs 35-60% savings vs traditional acrylic finishes –1-2 coat application with 3M Easy Shine –Uses our Scotch-Brite Diamond floor pads to pop gloss back –20-30 minutes dry time per coat –Medium gloss / high durability Traditional floor finishes have high gloss but low durability –Does not need to be stripped or deep scrubbed

3 Leading Technologies – Stone Floors Conventional Acrylic Floor Finishes – High Gloss/Easy to Repair –High maintenance requirements due to low durability Grinding & Polish Only –No stain protection –Frequent polish required Sodium & Potassium Sealer - Broad use –Poor life cycle –Attract Moisture –Forms Alkali Gels –Form efflorescing salts on the surface. Urethane – High Gloss/Low Maintenance –Costly, difficult to repair Epoxy – Highly chemical resistant –Requires thorough prep –Delaminating is common –costly to maintain and repair Scotchgard Stone Floor Protector –Durable & easy to maintain –Penetrates deeper and more completely into stone surface vs sodium or potassium sealers –Easy to work with- low learning curve for floor care professionals –Easy to maintain- neutral cleaner/auto scrub +burnish as desired –Easy to repair- auto scrub and recoat or strip and recoat

4 How does it compare to other coatings? * Charts are for comparison purposes only

5 Customer Payback Tool

6 Instructional Video

7 Initial Application 1.Strip all old finish or other coatings from floor using a 3M floor stripper and a 3M stripping pad. Rinse and allow floor to dry thoroughly. (3M Hi Pro works well on concrete and terrazzo) 2.Burnish the floor with the Scotch-Brite Sienna Diamond Floor Pad Plus 3.Burnish the floor with the Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus 4.Dust the floor using the 3M Easy Trap Duster. 5.Apply a very thin, uniform coat of Scotchgard Stone Floor Protector using the 3M Easy Shine Applicator System. Allow 20 to 30 minutes of drying time. 6.Burnish the floor with the Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus. 7.Dust the floor using the 3M Easy Trap Duster. 8.Apply a second very thin, uniform coat of Scotchgard Stone Floor Protector using the 3M Easy Shine Applicator System. Allow 20 to 30 minutes of drying time. 9.Burnish the floor with the Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus.

8 Maintenance Dust mop, damp mop or machine scrub as necessary. For optimum appearance, auto scrub with the 3M Neutral Cleaner Concentrate 3L/3H (for use with the 3M Twist n Fill System) and 3M TopLine Autoscrubber Pad When appearance of floor begins to dull, burnish the floor using the Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad (typically one to two times per month). Recoat traffic areas or entire floor as necessary with Scotchgard Stone Floor Protector using the 3M Easy Shine Applicator System. Be sure floor is clean and free of marks before recoating (typically one to two times per year). Using the 3M Blue Cleaner Pad 5300 with 3M Neutral Cleaner Concentrate 3L/3H (for use with the 3M Twist n Fill System) will properly prepare the floor for recoating.

9 Typical Maintenance Requirements Customer TypeHospital / SchoolRetail Traffic LevelsMediumHigh # of Coats on Initial Application 22 Burnishing Frequency1x/month1-2x/month Refresher Coat1x/yr1-2x/yr

10 Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs What precautions do you need to take the first 24 hours after applying this product? –The first 24 hours is critical to avoid standing water. There are no restrictions from using an auto scrubber or microfiber flat mop, but standing water can be problematic. –Floor can be opened to traffic when dry to the touch (20-30 minutes after application) Are there certain cleaning chemicals that should not be used on this product? –Butyl (also known as 2-Butoxyethanol) or d-limonene containing products should not be used on this product. –Butyl is commonly found in Floor Strippers, Surface Emulsifier / Extenders, and Degreasers

11 Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs How do I remove the Scotchgard Stone Floor Protector from the floor? –If you would like to remove the product from the floor and recoat again, the Scotch- Brite Surface Prep Pad with water or neutral cleaner will prepare the floor adequately for recoating with Scotchgard Stone Floor Protector. If you would like to remove it completely and recoat with a traditional, acrylic floor finish, use a 3M floor stripper and a 3M stripping pad. Rinse and allow floor to dry thoroughly. Will Scotchgard Stone Floor Protector discolor stone / concrete floors? –The Scotchgard Stone Floor Protector may slightly darken some floors. Due to the fact that it also increase the gloss of the floor, it will show or enhance the subtle colors found in many floors that may have not been visible before if the floor was uncoated or coated with a traditional, acrylic floor finish.

12 Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs Is this product green? –This product system meets Executive Order definition of Environmentally preferable. –Helps reduce the need for finishes, strippers and crystallization products, and the labor intensive work associated with applying these chemical products Environmentally preferable, according to Executive Order 13101, means products or services that have a lesser or reduced effect on human health and the environment when compared with competing products or services that serve the same purpose. This comparison may consider raw materials acquisition, production, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, reuse, operation, maintenance, or disposal of the product or service.

13 Building and Commercial Services Division 3M Center St. Paul, MN © 3M M, Scotchgard, Twist n Fill and the All rights reserved. Plaid Design are trademarks of 3M.


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